David Poh, Regional Head of Asset Allocation at Societe Generale Private Banking recommends staying on the sidelines of Japan's equity market until the upper house election in July.
Japan's benchmark index plunged as much as 6 percent on Thursday in a vicious sell-off, but Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities explains why he remains long-term bullish on the market.
Softbank's CEO Masayoshi Son now appears highly confident about winning the bidding war with Dish network. One factor that's worked in Son's favor was a contingency plan he had up his sleeve. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai has more.
Despite recent volatility, Japanese companies stand out in one aspect making the Nikkei attractive.
Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management explains why Abenomics is not going to be successful.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura sees the Nikkei 225 hitting 16,000 by the end of 2013 and highlights possible sectors that have yet to reap the benefits of 'Abenomics'.
Robert Howe, Chief Executive Officer of Geomatrix (H.K.) Ltd says expect less volatility in the Japanese market going forward. Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets joins in the conversation.
Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Head of Research at Reorient Financial Markets says the Bank of Japan is doing the right thing and he still thinks Japan is a buy.
The BOJ will consider taking further steps to curb any spike in bond yields when it debates policy on Tuesday, with the recent market turbulence threatening its stimulus plan.
Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics explains why he thinks Japan needs to invest heavily in structural reforms.
Tim Seymour, Managing Partner at Triogem Asset Management says Shinzo Abe and Haruhiko Kuroda are acting like a Federal Reserve, ready to prime the pump to boost consumer confidence.
After weeks of heavy selling in Japan's equity market and volatility in government bonds, a degree of stability is now expected to return with stronger-than-expected data.
Goldman Sachs' Peter Oppenheimer, explains why he remains bullish on global equities, how European corporates will benefit from global recovery and why he prefers the FTSE to the SMI.
As Japanese stocks entered bear market territory on Friday, investors are wondering if they are seeing a repeat of market letdowns back in 1999, and again in 2003.
Although the fall in Japan's benchmark stock index over the past two weeks has been much steeper than anticipated, the market might just escape bear market territory, strategists say.
The Japanese government is reviewing the investment strategies of the nation's public pension funds to boost its performance. The Nikkei's Makiko Utsuba has more.
Charles Beazley, CEO of Nikko Asset Management, expects the Japanese market's volatility to continue and highlights that it makes for "good entry levels" over the coming months.
Ben Collett, head of Asian equities at Sunrise Brokers, says he is trading the Japanese market on a per-session basis and that it will be "left to its own devices" until elections in the autumn.
Takuji Okubo, Principal & Chief Economist, Japan Macro Advisors says Abenomics is not working as expected. He expects the run in Japanese markets to come to an end. John Woods at Citi Private Bank joins in the conversation.
Alex Friedman, Global CIO of UBS Wealth Management sees the possibility of stagflation in Japan. He says it faces a 'Abe-geddon' scenario if there is no real growth to accompany asset price inflation.